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Preston tour 1Open six days each week in the months of June, July and August: Tuesday through Saturday, 10 - 4 p.m., Sunday 11- 4 p.m.
Closed Monday.
Open weekends only in the months of April, May, September and October: Saturday 10-4 p.m.; Sunday 11-4 p.m.
Located at 703 R Avenue, Anacortes, adjacent to the Maritime Heritage Center (360) 293-1916.
Preston tour 2

Admission Fees

$5 Adult (Ages 17-64)

$4.00 Seniors 65+/ and Active Military

$3.00 Children (Ages 5-16)

Group tours by special arrangement. Please call (360) 293-1915 or e-mail coa.museum@cityofanacortes.org

W.T. Preston Specifications

Built at Lake Union Drydock, Seattle, Washington.

Official date of construction, 1939

• Length: 163' 5-7/8"

• Beam: 34' 8-12"

• Draft: 3'8"

• Displacement: 490 gross tons

• Engines: Two 150 hp reciprocating steam engines 14" bore x 72" stroke

• Boiler: 180 psi firetube

• Speed: Max - 12 knots - Cruise 9 knots

• Paddlewheel: 18' wide x 17' diameter

• Derrick capacity: 70 tons

• Boom: 16"x16"x70'8" (laminated fir)

• Maximum lifts: Snag - 30 tons @ 28' radius

• Bucket: 15 tons @ 60' radius